1 x Permanent Full Time Position – 35 hours, five days per week
Salary: $94,517.56-$103,567.10+ super
Closing Date: 23rd July 2024


Liverpool is one of the fastest growing, culturally diverse and dynamic Local Government Areas (LGA) in NSW. As the beating heart of South-West Sydney, the LGA will soon be home to over 300,000 residents, two Cities – Liverpool CBD and Bradfield – and Sydney’s newest international gateway, the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport (WSIA).

Liverpool LGA comprises a diverse array of land uses from established suburbia in the east, to rapidly evolving rural and semi-rural growth precincts in the west, and a growing high-density metropolis within the Liverpool City Centre.


This dynamic and diverse portfolio presents the perfect opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Contributions Planner to join our growing team and help ensure that new development is effectively complemented with the necessary infrastructure and services required to enable our vibrant communities to flourish well into the future.

In this role, you will be directly responsible for the:

  • preparation, implementation, monitoring and review of Council’s Contributions Plans and related policies, Planning Agreements, “Works in Kind” Agreements and infrastructure planning activities;
  • provision of strategic advice to key internal and external stakeholders;
  • identification of population and development trends to inform future infrastructure and service needs;
  • assisting with the timely expenditure of funds in a cost effective and planned manner; and
  • promoting great community outcomes through high-level advocacy with all tiers of Government and the private sector.

This is a great opportunity to take that next step in your planning career and join a team that is at the forefront of Contributions Planning in one of the most exciting and diverse regions in Sydney. 


  •     Relevant tertiary qualifications or demonstrated relevant experience in one or more of the following disciplines (or a related discipline):

o   Town Planning

o   Social Planning

o   Infrastructure Planning/ Delivery

o   Economics

o   Engineering projects

o   Property

  •  Current Class C NSW Driver's Licence
  •  Demonstrated knowledge and experience in implementing a contribution planning framework in NSW
  •  Experience in managing complex projects to achieve goals and meet deadlines with effective time management, planning and administrative skills.
  •  A demonstrated understanding of Greenfield (Growth Areas) strategic planning and general associated infrastructure requirements.
  •  Well-developed communication, report writing, analytical, presentation and interpersonal skills including conflict resolution, problem solving and negotiation skills.
  •  Demonstrated ability to work cross organisationally and with external agencies to deliver quality customer service and to contribute to adaptive change and improvements.  


  • Be rewarded with an attractive annual salary package (Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience, and competencies of the successful applicant.)
  • Flexible working arrangements, including working from home and various council offices.
  • Ability to accrue up to 2 days of flexitime leave per month, which equates to up to 24 days per year (Note: this is in addition to 4 weeks of annual leave per year).
  • Free parking is available nearby, with subsidised parking also on offer.
  • Health and wellbeing benefits including 2 Health and Wellbeing Leave and access to our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Access to a Fitness Passport membership
  • Internal professional Learning and Development

At LCC we know that our people are our most valuable investment.  They are the creative drive behind Councils major projects, their skills and knowledge contribute to council short- and long-term objectives. 

For further information about the position please contact Samata Billa, Talent Acquisition Partner at billas@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button above. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the selection criteria questions which will be shown once you commence your application.

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Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential.

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.




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Liverpool City Council,New South Wales,Australia

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